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Meaning of DIREPTION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Di*rep"tion\, n. [L. direptio, fr. diripere to tear
asunder, plunder; di- = dis- + rapere to seize and carry
off.]
The act of plundering, despoiling, or snatching away. [R.]
--Speed.

 

 

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